Sounds Anglo-American: Robert Vas Dias interviewed by Robert Hampson

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The interview focusses on Robert Vas Dias's American career from his introduction to poetry through a reading by Langston Hughes, his first New York reading at the Five Spot, his friendship with Paul Blackburn, the New York poetry scene of the 1960s, his collaborations with visual artists and the founding of the Aspen Writers Workshop ...through to his return to England in the 1970s to become General Secretary of the Poetry Society.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherArgotist Editions
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2020


  • Robert Vas Dias
  • Langston Hughes
  • Paul Blackburn
  • Aspen Writers' Workshop
  • Mina Loy
  • Jonathan Williams
  • Basil Bunting
  • Claes Oldenburg
  • Jackson Mac Low
  • Michael Heller
  • Charles Levendosky
  • American poetry

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